KENORA – WEATHER – Kenora is waking up to a light snowfall, the temperatures are recorded at -3°C at 5:50 am. The day is expected to remain cloudy with a 40% chance of flurries, providing a serene but cold backdrop for the day’s activities. A wind from the southwest, picking up speed to 20 km/h later in the morning, will make it feel colder with a wind chill of -9°C in the morning. The UV index is noted to be low.
Despite the chilly start, temperatures are forecasted to climb to zero, indicating a cold but steady day ahead. The cloud cover is expected to remain consistent throughout the day.
As the evening sets in, the chance of flurries continues at 40% early on, but flurries are expected to begin as the evening progresses with a local snow accumulation of about 2 cm. The wind, initially from the southwest at 20 km/h gusting to 40, is expected to lighten after midnight, shifting direction from the northwest before morning. Temperatures will dip slightly to -2°C, with a wind chill of -8°C overnight.
The flurries are expected to cease near noon on Friday, making way for clearer skies. However, the wind from the northwest is projected to gust at 50 km/h, before becoming light early in the afternoon. A slightly warmer high of +2°C is anticipated, although the morning wind chill of -9°C will keep the air brisk. The UV index is forecasted to remain low, indicating minimal sun exposure risk.
Preparing for the Weather:
With the weekend just around the corner, residents are advised to bundle up to stay warm, particularly during the early morning and late evening when the chill is more pronounced. The occurrence of flurries could potentially impact road conditions; hence, a check on the weather and road status before heading out is advisable.